Salt Lake City

City Attorney's Office

City Attorney

The City Attorney’s Office is temporarily not located at the 5th floor, City and County Building, due to building repairs. Please send mail delivery and package drop off’s to the City Recorder’s Office, 4th floor, room 415.


Service of Notice of Claims, Subpoenas or Complaints on Salt Lake City Corporation should be accomplished in the following way:

Notice of Claims: All notices of claims can be mailed to: Salt Lake City Recorder, P.O. Box 145515, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-5515 OR emailed to To be timely, the notice of claim must be mailed/emailed on or before the deadline for filing, which will be determined by the postmarked date on the envelope/email.

Subpoenas, Summons and Complaints: To serve a Subpoena, Summons or Complaint on Salt Lake City Corporation schedule an appointment with the Recorder’s Office by visiting the online scheduling system ( or calling 801-535-7671. Please note that only Salt Lake City Corporation can be served at the Salt Lake City Recorder’s Office. To serve a Subpoena, Summons or Complaint on an employee of Salt Lake City Corporation, please refer to the options provided in Rule 4 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure or the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, as appropriate, for service on individuals. Alternatively, to serve an employee you may email the Subpoena or Complaint to and the City Attorney’s Office will attempt to obtain consent to accept service on the employee’s behalf. A Subpoena or Complaint emailed to is not considered served until you receive a signed copy of your acceptance of service form. To schedule an appointment for service, please visit the online scheduling system ( or call 801-535-7671.

The City Recorder’s Office maintains and preserves the official records of Salt Lake City including the proceedings of the Salt Lake City Council and Redevelopment Agency. Additionally, the Recorder’s office maintains all ordinances and resolutions, keeps the Municipal Code, coordinates and conducts Municipal Elections for Salt Lake City, and administrates administers the City’s Public Records Request Program.

Welcome to the City Attorney’s Office

The purpose of the City Attorney’s Office is to provide quality and timely legal counsel to Salt Lake City Corporation. In fulfilling its purpose, the Attorney’s Office defends the interests of the City through preventative law and litigation, ensures that the day-to-day operations of the City are legally responsible, provides legal advice necessary for making sound legislative and administrative decisions and makes certain that the commitments and contracts binding the City are legally appropriate.

The City Prosecutors Department prosecutes persons and organizations charged with violations of City ordinances, ensuring justice, public protection and compliance with the law.

The Risk Management Department manages liability/tort claims filed against the City, City contractual insurance requirements, insured and self insured programs including Workers Compensation for Salt Lake City employees and provides risk, safety and emergency preparedness support to City departments.

The purpose of the City Recorder’s Office is to maintain and preserve the official records of Salt Lake City including the proceedings of the Salt Lake City Council.